Baby Hospitalized with Broken Bones; Mom Arrested

22-year-old Melissa Blanchard from Red Creek was arrested after her infant son had 3 fractures.

She said the child had fallen off the edge of a bed and hurt his arm, but after an investigation, this was obviously not the case.

Blanchard was charged with reckless assault 3rd and endangering the welfare of a child.

Blanchard was remanded to jail on $750 cash or $1,500 bond.

The baby was removed by Wayne County Child Protective Services.

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